Eleni Linos, MD



Dermatology Clinic
1701 Divisadero St., Third and Fourth Floors
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353–7800
Fax: (415) 353–7870

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology

More about Eleni Linos


Oxford University School of Medicine 2004


Stanford University Medical Center 2011

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Wehner MR, Nead KT, Linos E. Correlation Among Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rates and Internet Searches in the United States. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 Sep 01; 153(9):911-914.
  2. Falzone AE, Brindis CD, Chren MM, Junn A, Pagoto S, Wehner M, Linos E. Teens, Tweets, and Tanning Beds: Rethinking the Use of Social Media for Skin Cancer Prevention. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Sep; 53(3S1):S86-S94.
  3. Adesoye T, Mangurian C, Choo EK, Girgis C, Sabry-Elnaggar H, Linos E. Perceived Discrimination Experienced by Physician Mothers and Desired Workplace Changes: A Cross-sectional Survey. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Jul 01; 177(7):1033-1036.
  4. Opene C, Chren MM, Linos E. Types of Shade Vary in Protection Just Like Sunscreens. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 Jun 21.
  5. Nosrati A, Berliner JG, Goel S, McGuire J, Morhenn V, de Souza JR, Yeniay Y, Singh R, Lee K, Nakamura M, Wu RR, Griffin A, Grimes B, Linos E, Chren MM, Grekin R, Wei ML. Outcomes of Melanoma In Situ Treated With Mohs Micrographic Surgery Compared With Wide Local Excision. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 May 01; 153(5):436-441.
  6. Linos E, Li WQ, Han J, Li T, Cho E, Qureshi AA. Lifetime ultraviolet radiation exposure and lentigo maligna melanoma. Br J Dermatol. 2017 Jun; 176(6):1666-1668.
  7. Wood A, Matula SR, Huan L, Linos E, Platchek T, Milstein A. Improving the Value of Medical Care for Patients with Back Pain. Pain Med. 2017 Apr 17.
  8. Stuart SE, Schoen P, Jin C, Parvataneni R, Arron S, Linos E, Boscardin WJ, Chren MM. Tumor recurrence of keratinocyte carcinomas judged appropriate for Mohs micrographic surgery using Appropriate Use Criteria. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Jun; 76(6):1131-1138.e1.
  9. Linos E, Bhatia S, Chren MM. More than skin-deep: is basal cell carcinoma a marker for a cancer-prone phenotype? Br J Dermatol. 2017 02; 176(2):305-306.
  10. Dizon MP, Linos E, Arron ST, Hills NK, Chren MM. Comparing the Quality of Ambulatory Surgical Care for Skin Cancer in a Veterans Affairs Clinic and a Fee-For-Service Practice Using Clinical and Patient-Reported Measures. PLoS One. 2017; 12(1):e0171253.
  11. Dizon M, Linos E, Arron ST, Abuabara K, Ruiz de Luzuriaga AM, Jin C, Boscardin WJ, Chren MM. Comparisons of patients' satisfaction should take expectations into account. Br J Dermatol. 2017 Jan; 176(1):252-254.
  12. Schofield JK, Linos E, Callander J. Management of skin cancer in the frail elderly: time for a rethink? Br J Dermatol. 2016 Nov; 175(5):855-856.
  13. Tan J, Linos E, Sendelweck MA, van Zuuren EJ, Ersser S, Dellavalle RP, Williams H. Shared decision making and patient decision aids in dermatology. Br J Dermatol. 2016 Nov; 175(5):1045-1048.
  14. Brown G, Wang E, Leon A, Huynh M, Wehner M, Matro R, Linos E, Liao W, Haemel A. Tumor necrosis factor-a inhibitor-induced psoriasis: Systematic review of clinical features, histopathological findings, and management experience. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Feb; 76(2):334-341.
  15. Linos E, Katz KA, Colditz GA. Skin Cancer-The Importance of Prevention. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Oct 01; 176(10):1435-1436.
  16. Lester J, Wintroub B, Linos E. Disparities in Academic Dermatology. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Aug 01; 152(8):878-9.
  17. Linos E, Chren MM, Stijacic Cenzer I, Covinsky KE. Skin Cancer in U.S. Elderly Adults: Does Life Expectancy Play a Role in Treatment Decisions? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Aug; 64(8):1610-5.
  18. Linos E, Chren MM. Is screening for basal cell carcinoma worthwhile? Too soon to tell. Br J Dermatol. 2016 Jun; 174(6):1181-2.
  19. Seidenberg AB, Pagoto SL, Vickey TA, Linos E, Wehner MR, Costa RD, Geller AC. Tanning bed burns reported on Twitter: over 15,000 in 2013. Transl Behav Med. 2016 Jun; 6(2):271-6.
  20. Miner AS, Milstein A, Schueller S, Hegde R, Mangurian C, Linos E. Smartphone-Based Conversational Agents and Responses to Questions About Mental Health, Interpersonal Violence, and Physical Health. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 May 01; 176(5):619-25.

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